On 2017-02-19 09:00 AM (-4), clipka wrote:
> Unfortunately this performance gain comes at the cost of dropping
> support for Windows XP (and Windows Server 2003). In order to still be
> able to provide some level of support for these legacy operating
> systems, we have therefore decided to keep the 32-bit binaries
> XP-compatible for now, which on the other hand means that users of later
> 32-bit Windows versions will miss out on the performance improvements.
Well, Microsoft has washed its hands of WinXP, so I don't see why new
POV-Ray versions should have to support it.
And if anyone out there is still using XP, you're a sitting duck for any
security holes that have opened up since 2014.
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